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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

NC Legislators Want To Pay Students for Good Grades

RALEIGH, NC (WGHP) — Two leading state senators said they want to pay students for making good grades.

Republican Sen. Fletcher Hartsell of Cabarrus County and Democratic Sen. Eric Mansfield of Cumberland County said they want a two-year study looking at the pros and cons of using money as a learning incentive.


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